Oct 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
you for joining us. it is campaign crunch time for the candidates as they continue to target swing states. a busy day today on the trail. tom fitzgerald is monitoring their every stop. >> from flow flow florida to wisconsin and ohio, the candidates were on big complain blitz today. we'll start within the last hour, this is the president making history here becoming the first u.s. sitting u.s. president to vote early. the president cast his ballot in chicago not far from where he used to live. >> i just wanted to bring by some krispy cremes. >> reporter: we'll start in florida where he brought breakfast for a firehouse and then heading to richmond, virginia. >> i was proud and humbled to learn that we have colin powell supporting the campaign. i'm grateful to him for his lifetime of service to his country both as a soldier and diplomat. and then we head over cincinnati, ohio. >> obama campaign doesn't have a plan. it's slipping because he's talking about smaller and smaller things despite the fact that the america has huge challenges and that this is such an opportunity for america.
Oct 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
in hope of getting your vote. our coverage starts right now. thanks for joining us tonight for this news edge special, you decide 2012. i'm brian baller. the candidates have fanned around key battleground states. >> reporter: a busy day, all four candidates on both tickets were back out on that campaign trail this afternoon. on the democratic side, president obama and vice president biden split up, heading to two key battleground states while mitt romney and paul ryan worked together to lock up votes out west. ♪ >> reporter: we begin in del ray beach, florida, after spending the night in the sunshine state. the president appear at a rally describing mitt romney's proposals as being in a time warp. >> part of the reason i think it's hard for governor romney to do is, you know, his jobs plan doesn't really create jobs. his deficit plan doesn't reduce the deficit. it as to it. his foreign policy is from the 1980s. his social policy is from the 1950s. >> reporter: mitt romney, meanwhile, headed west out to henderson, nevada, for a postdebate rally. romney said president obama has no
Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
about election day. >> our special coverage starts right now. >>> thanks for joining us tonight on the news edge and the killer storm and the ripple affect is the big story tonight. we're going to start with tom and. >> it's correct no one is sure what impact this storm will have on how a big part of the country will vote or be able to vote. while maryland, delaware and new jersey are obama territory, how they conduct themselves now is a big thing tonight. >> we will start in washington as obama canceled the campaign appearances and opted to the head quarters of the red cross and asking to donate to the relief funds. >> there are communities that can be affected. there are risks of flooding and downed power lines and risk of high winds. >> in ohio meanwhile mitt gathered with supporters gathering items. he thanked the crowd. >> we have heavy hearts as you know with all the suffering that's going on and a lot of people hurting this morning and last night. the storm goes on. >> in columbus joe said that the white house has received briefings on the disaster response and the pentag
Oct 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
coverage you decide 2012 starts now. >> thanks for joining us everybody. the candidates crisscrossing the country. >> today is kicking off president obama's longest campaign trip of this election cycle. five days in just -- five states in just two states and while mitt romney continues his campaign through western states. we are going to start in reno nevada tonight where mitt romney was talking up his record on small business creation and romney drew sharp differences between himself and president obama. >> small businesses were some two third of the jobs come from in this country. i want to get small business going again. that means i want to keep taxes down on small business. >> and from nevada we are going to head to iowa where early voting has begun and president obama at the mississippi valley fairgrounds today around the clock two day, 5,000-mile campaign trip. >> we're going to pull an all nighter. no sleep. we're starting here in iowa. we're going to colorado. then we're going to go to nevada. then we're going to florida, virginia, ohio. i am going to stop in chicago to vote.
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
starts now. thanks for joining us for this news edge special: you decide 20126789 we'll start with hurricane sandy already changing the campaign trail. romney canceled his appearance for virginia -- in virginia beach. d.c.'s mayor and governors of maryland and virginia declared a state of emergency. they also warned it could impact early voting. we'll get to the storm. sue palka has the latest on what you need to know this hour. >> i was just thinking how many flights will be disrupted especially in the monday, tuesday, wednesday time frame. ground and air travel will be very tough. here's the very latest. it's all about hurricane sandy n. is the track. it's a minimal hurricane right now but really that's not as important as the fact that this thing is going to be making a hard left turn sometime monday night into tuesday. as it approaches the coast, it probably is still a category 1 hurricane after going through a weakening process briefly on sunday. then we believe its wind field will expand dramatically as it transitions into an extra tropical system and lingers across penn
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
edge you decide 2012 starts now. >>> thank you for joining us tonight. the president healed news conference after getting a close up look at the damage done by sandy meanwhile mitt romney on the campaign trail today. here is more on both. >>> it wasn't quite back to normal on the campaign trail but the president did make a trip up to new jersey though he refrained from any outright campaigning. mitt romney meanwhile rallied with his supporters in florida where the polls have the race in a dead heat. >> we begin in atlantic city, new jersey, tonight. president obama touring damage from hurricane sandy with republican governor chris christie. president promising the administration's support in rebuilding the jersey shore. >> for those like people i had a chance to meet on this block and throughout new jersey, throughout the region whose lives were up ended, my second message is we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you will get the help you need. >> down to florida now, governor mitt romney in coral gables with senator marco rubio. romney did n
Oct 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
're talking about here. we remain and continue to see the highest totals being out to the west of us and just crossing over to the western show here for the county and then here in town we have been around three and a half inches and furtherer to the north the heavy rain bands are not over there. we see the rain fall basically transition to lower amounts from east to west and that's what we would anticipate to see with this type of situation. >> at the hour it's 58 miles an hour. that was at 6:00 and fredericks have a wind gust at 41 and we still see a 51 an hour mile gust in martins burger. >> i am beginning to think that there's something wrong with the frederick station. i am going have to investigate that. usualablely it does a good job and tells you what it does. >> yeah, this is a model product that we use to show us where the center of circulation is right now and how the direction represents where the wind is coming from. >> notice that it's tithely packed here. this is a model forecast and projecting the atmosphere to do. you see the center that it projected where the center of sandy
Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
? it could be a game changer? our live coverage starts now. >> thank you for joining us for our first news edge you decide 201 all the way to election day. we're devoting this half-hour to better informing you before you go to the polls november 6th. the final presidential debate starts in about two-and-a-half hours. taking top billing on the trail today, here's tom fitzgerald with more. >> it is no mystery where both these candidates are. tonight, debate night, they are both in florida now for their third and final contest. and this comes on the heels of an important new poll average out tonight. you are looking right now at the real clear politics national average of polls that was released just today. this new national average finds mitt romney now ahead tonight 47.3% to president obama's 47.1%, but keep in mind this is well within that margin of error meaning tonight this race is still locked in a dead heat. we begin in florida. mitt romney agrees to flip a coin for a friendly touch football game between his staff and the traveling press corps. romney's advisors say they expect a stron